Author Archives: nathanalbright

About nathanalbright

I'm a person with diverse interests who loves to read. If you want to know something about me, just ask.

Some Thoughts On The Minister As A Political Figure

Among the most famous sayings in the Bible about political matters is that in Matthew 22:21, in which Jesus Christ says, “Render therefore to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.” Of course, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gunfire Around The Gulf

Gunfire Around The Gulf: The Last Major Naval Campaigns Of The Civil War, by Jack D. Coombe This book has a horrible title, and its front cover text is full of a great deal of false advertising. For one, the … Continue reading

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Abbott And Costello Must Have Done A Skit About This

Occasionally in life I find that a problem exists become something appears to be different to myself and someone else. Rarely has that problem been more literal than it was today for myself and someone at another company who I … Continue reading

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I Will Remember Them No More

Very recently the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, famous in history for the resistance of their queen Xenobia to the Roman Empire for several years during the tumultuous third century, fell to the forces of the so-called Islamic state, which … Continue reading

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Book Review: This Is Your Captain Speaking

This Is Your Captain Speaking: My Fantastic Voyage Through Hollywood, Faith, & Life, by Gavin MacLeod with Mark Dagostino [Note: This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishers in exchange for an honest review.] When I was … Continue reading

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A Place In The Sun

Some time ago I had a conversation with an acquaintance of mine who grew up (like me) in Central Florida. Among her few complaints about life in the Pacific Northwest was the fact that she missed feeling the heat of … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: Defender Of Canada

Defender Of Canada: Sir George Prevost And The War Of 1812 Since most of the books I have read and reviewed for the Michigan War Studies Review have been very technically challenging ones, when I saw the opportunity to read … Continue reading

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We Are All Made Of Stars

One aspect of contemporary life that I find striking is the gamification of our world. To be sure, I am speaking of the Western world, with our computer connections and high-speed internet, and the ease of transmitting information about people … Continue reading

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Book Review: Shadow Divers

Shadow Divers: The True Adventure Of Two Americans Who Risked Everything To Solve One Of The Last Mysteries Of World War II, by Robert Kurson I was loaned this book by a friend of mine at church who loans me … Continue reading

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The Perfect Paramour You Were In Your Letter

Early in life, I realized that I needed to write to stay sane. Later on, when I was older, I learned from my reading, and from the teasing of others, that writing was one of the tasks given to people … Continue reading

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